Amici are 128 current and former prosecutors and law enforcement leaders, and former state attorneys general, federal and state court judges, U.S. attorneys, and U.S. Department of Justice Officials.
The brief argues that the Texas abortion ban, S.B. 8, is a blatant evasion of federal authority and allowing this scheme to remain in place threatens the rule of law. Amici further warn that S.B. 8 creates a vigilante system that will erode trust in, and circumvent the role and obligations of, law enforcement and the American justice system.
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